SFPUC Receives First Payment for Sale of Biofertilizer
In Partnership with Lystek, the SFPUC is now selling a renewable biosolids-based
fertilizer to California farms and ranches
San Francisco, CA – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 3, 2019 – Today, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission received its first payment for sale of its biosolids-based fertilizer. Lystek International (Lystek), a North American leader in biosolids and organics management, has partnered with the SFPUC to convert biosolids, the nutrient-rich soil-like product from wastewater treatment, into a marketable, renewable fertilizer, which is now being sold to local farms.
“We are excited to be working with Lystek to produce a valuable and renewable fertilizer for our Bay Area agricultural communities,” said SFPUC General Manager Harlan L. Kelly, Jr. “This project is an…